Did you know that the Galápagos Islands are named after getting their giant tortoises? The word “Galápagos” means saddle, and when Spaniards came to the islands they found that the
Along with Isabela and Santa Cruz, further east, San Cristóbal is another popular destination in the Galapagos Islands. It has a very relaxed vibe and it is an island for
The mix of hot and cold water temperatures has invited species from different areas in the Pacific ocean to coexist in this marine sanctuary. The Cromwell submarine current generates plenty
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Santa Cruz’s name means Holy Cross in Spanish. The first Spanish visitors gave this island a Christian name. This island is the second lar
gest in the Galapagos Archipelago. However, with a population of around 12,000 locals, it is the most populated (by humans).
Ecuador is located in northwestern South America. The country gets its name from the Equator, the imaginary line that crosses through the country splitting the southern and northern hemisphere. Ecuador
March in San Cristobal and Genovesa means frigates’ mating season. These magnificent birds, also called “the condor of the oceans” by famous Charles Darwin, have an impressive wingspan and a
Did you know that on top of all the other fantastic animals you can find in the Galapagos, you can also find flamingos?
Flamingos in the Galapagos can be spotted in Floreana, Santa Cruz, Isabella, Santiago, and Bainbridge.
January is the month when Galápagos Giant Tortoises’ eggs start hatching, and sea turtles begin to lay their eggs. Green Sea Turtles are the only species of marine turtles that lays eggs in the Galapagos Islands!